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Get Started on your Path to Becoming a Certified Medical Assistant Today!

The Certified Medical Assistant program is offered in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston Northwest, Houston Southwest and San Antonio.

When you choose to start your training to become a certified medical assistant with The College of Health Care Professions, you will receive a quality education that prepares you for your medical assistant career. Medical assistants help doctors and patients in different health care settings, including medical offices and specialties like Sports Medicine, Pediatrics, and OB/GYN.

Medical Assisting Jobs are expected to grow 31% from 2010 to 2020 , much faster than the average for other occupations according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics*. With your medical assistant training from CHCP, you will quickly be on your way to becoming a vital part of a medical team with excellent opportunities for advancement.

Professional Skills You'll Learn in CHCP's Medical Assistant Program

  • Physician Assistance
  • Administer medication
  • Perform EKG’s
  • Phlebotomy
  • Minor laboratory procedures
  • Vital signs
  • Interviewing patients
  • Medical records Management
  • Reception duties
  • Insurance billing/Bookkeeping duties

Certifications You Can Earn with CHCP's Medical Assistant Program 

  • Certified Medical Assistant

Jobs You Can Qualify for with CHCP's Medical Assistant Program 

  • Medical Assistant
  • Back Office Assistant Manager
  • Hospital Donor Unit Assistant
  • Back Office Laboratory Assistant
  • Clinical Laboratory Aide
  • Front Office Assistant Manager
  • Blood/Plasma Laboratory Assistant
  • Medical Assistant Office Manager
  • Blood Bank Donor Unit Assistant 

Job Outlook for Medical Assisting careers 

  • 31% growth anticipated in next 10 years

At CHCP, you will receive your medical assistant training in the form of lectures, labs, and hands-on clinical work. Our medical assistant school prepares you for the challenging and rewarding career of a medical assistant. If you’re wondering how to become a medical assistant, look no further! 
 

To find out more about medical assisting and get other frequently asked questions answered, check out the CHCP blog posts below:

Why Become a Medical Assistant?
 

*May not reflect local or regional job market

Learn More About How to Become a Certified Medical Assistant with CHCP!

 

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Medical Assistant Courses

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
MODULE I            
MSS 100 Master Student/Study Skills 30     30 2.0
PRO 100 Professionalism 15     15 1.0
HIP 100 HIPAA / OSHA / Infection Control 15     15 1.0
MED 100 Medical Terminology 30     30 2.0
APM 100 Overview of Anatomy & Physiology 30     30 2.0

MODULE II            
APM 101 A&P 1 (Nervous System, Special Senses) 15     15 1.0
MAT 116 Medical Law and Ethics 30     30 2.0
MA 120 Psychology/ Human Relations 30     30 2.0
OM 111 Keyboarding/Computer Applications   45   45 1.5

​MODULE III            
APM 102 A&P 2 (Muscular, Respiratory) 15     15 1.0
MA 118 Pharmacology 75     75 6.0

MODULE IV            
APM 103 A&P 3 (Cardiovascular, Circulatory, Integumentary and Skeletal) 15     15 1.0
OM 114A Medical Office Procedures/Management 45     45 2.5
MA 216 Medical Clinical Procedures 1 30 30   60 3.0

MODULE V            
APM 104 A&P 4  (Digestive, Reproductive) 15     15 1.0
MA 226 Medical Clinical Procedures  II 45 60   105 5.0

MODULE VI            
APM 105 A&P 5 (Lymphatic/Immune, Endocrine, Urinary) 15     15 1.0
MA 217 Medical Laboratory Procedures 45 60   105 5.0

MODULE VII            
MAX 100 Externship     180 180 4.0

  Totals Hours/Credits 495 225 180 900 44